This is an installation package for the games Gadget: Invention, Travel & Adventure and Gadget: Past as Future, which will allow them to be played on modern versions of Windows, with easy to use desktop and/or start menu shortcuts and an uninstall option for quick removal. The manual is also included. It uses Taewoong's SVN build of DOSBox (DOSBox Daum) running Windows 3.1 as well as PCem running Windows 95.
As an added bonus, a number of extras are included as well:
Gadget - Past as Future Webdoc - story and behind the scenes info
Gadget Trips: Mindscapes - an animated film based on Gadget
Resonance of Gadget - the extended OST
Inside Out with Gadget - the artbook for the game
Four-Sight - This is an additional game that, while not directly related to Gadget, was also developed by Synergy Inc, plays much the same as Gadget, and is highly surrealistic, like Gadget. It's highly obscure and was released only in Japan. No Japanese comprehension is required for play.
Please note: While playing Gadget: Invention, Travel & Adventure or Four-Sight press Ctrl+F9 to quit the game. Alternately, if you quit the game back to the Windows 3.1 desktop, you can double-click the "WinExit" icon. When attempting to save your game, you will need to change the directory from D: (which is the CD drive) to some location on C:, such as C:\GADGET.
While playing Gadget: Past as Future, you will need to change discs as you play through the game. In order to do this, press Ctrl+Alt+Page Down to change from fullscreen to a window, then select "CD-ROM" from the menu bar, then select "Image..." and choose the disc you need (they're located in [install folder]\Gadget - Past as Future\cd - this location is remembered, so you should only have to browse to it the first time). Disc 1 is inserted by default, but note that the disc is remembered between launches, so if disc 3 is inserted when you shutdown windows, it will still be inserted on next launch. When you're ready to quit the game, exit the game normally (the game has menu buttons at the bottom left or right of the screen), then shut down the computer via the start menu. You'll then see a screen that says "It is now safe to turn off your computer." Once you see this, press Ctrl+Alt+Page Down to change to a window, then click on the "System" menu and click "Shutdown". Do not simply close the window otherwise PCEm will continue to run in the background. Do not use the System -> Shutdown function until you've used the start menu shutdown - it's like pulling the power vs turning it off normally.
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